Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Emma Bovary is bored. She’s bored with her humdrum life; married to a boring and mediocre doctor she lives under the... more
Rating Summary based on 9 reviews
Advantages Great characterisation, amazing descriptive style, effortlessly tragic
Disadvantages Descriptive bombardment may not suit everyone!
Advantages Sparkling prose, literary description at its best
Disadvantages Don't expect a moral fairy tale…
Advantages Apparently a literary classic; some excellent characterisations
Disadvantages Fairly predictable plot